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John IV - (640-642)

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John IV John IV, (d. 642) a Dalmatian by birth, was the son of Venetius, whom scholars believe to have been a Byzantine official in Ravenna. John was an Read More

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(640-642).

A native of Dalmatia, and the son of the scholasticus (advocate) Venantius. The date of his birth is uncertain; d. 12 October, 642. At the time of his election he was archdeacon of the Roman Church. As John's Read More


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